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(Image: Open Source Way) This excerpt from the chapter titled, “Twelve Theses on Education’s Future in the Age of Neoliberalism and Terrorism,” is taken from the book,  Neoliberalism, Education, Terrorism: Contemporary Dialogues, by Jeffrey R. Di Leo, Henry A. Giroux, Kenneth J. Saltman and Sophia A. McClennen and is offered with the kind permission of Paradigm […]

 No one knows what the future holds for Syria or its children, so Gross feels that helping these kids process their emotions now is especially important. “It wasn’t like going on vacation in a strange place where you expect to be misunderstood, to have a few struggles and then to return to your own bed. […]

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 Obama pledged that the war against ISIS won’t be fought with U.S. ground troops. He didn’t say anything about contractors, who see this as “the next big meal ticket.” Partick Baz/AFP/Getty Eli Lake  The Daily Beast  September 13, 2014 America’s rapidly-expanding war against ISIS won’t involve large numbers of U.S. troops on the ground, President […]

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While most international organizations and foreign states have made attempts to explicitly fuse drones and targeted killing to already established norms, ethics, and rules of war, the United States has focused more on drones being something of a semi-covert tool of political means. In other words, drone war is not necessarily the exact same thing […]

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Talking heads like former General Jack Keane are all over the news media fanning fears of ISIS. Shouldn’t the public know about their links to Pentagon contractors? Lee Fang  TheNation.com  September 12, 2014 Retired General Anthony Zinni, retired General Jack Keane and former Bush administration official Fran Townsend If you read enough news and watch […]

Bill Maher is taken apart by Glenn Greenwald for trying to absolve the US from any responsibility for the mass slaughter and destruction in Muslim countries Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times is also on Facebook! Check the Rise Up Times page for posts from this blog and more! “Like” our page today. Rise Up […]

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Armistice Day had to be expanded to include those slaughtered in WW2, Korea, Vietnam, the first Gulf War, Iraq, Afghanistan, and countless other minor U.S. “incursions.” Jeff Dietrich, Catholic Agitator August, 2014 | They were street-dirty, with long stringy hair and grease-   clothes in the way that men are who live on the streets, drink […]

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 In 2007, Yahoo fought back against the government’s demand for information on certain overseas customers, saying that the request was over-broad and violated the constitution. BY CORA CURRIER  The Intercept September 11, 2014 Update: The office of the Director of National Intelligence has released many of the declassified documents from the Yahoo litigation.  More than […]

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“Rudderless and without a compass, the American ship of state continues to drift, guns blazing.”  —Andrew J. Bacevich     BY DAN FROOMKIN  The Intercept  September 11, 2014    President Obama’s plan to “degrade and destroy” the Islamic State counts on pretty much everything going right in a region of the world where pretty much […]

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Omar Dahi says the forces likely to be armed by the US are as destructive as IS; Obama is wrong that the Assad regime has no legitimacy, most Syrians want an end to war, the creation of a broad-front government, and a national army to confront warlords and extremism Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up […]

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Vijay Prashad says the Saudis and Iran must be part of a regional solution that includes ending support for jihadists in Syria; the solution will not come from the US military Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times is also on Facebook! Check the Rise Up Times page for posts from this blog and more! “Like” […]

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Andrew Levine says the Islamist forces have learned that a ground war is to their advantage; US policy will to lead to more chaos   Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times is also on Facebook! Check the Rise Up Times page for posts from this blog and more! “Like” our page today. Rise Up Times […]

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Israel to Take Over Land in West Bank in Its Biggest Seizure in 30 Years Days after a cease-fire in Gaza was agreed to by Hamas and Israel, the latter announced it was taking over 1.5 square miles of West Bank territory south of Bethlehem as “a response to the kidnapping and killing of three […]

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“They found that we had all of the information we needed as an intelligence community… to detect this plot” Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times is also on Facebook! Check the Rise Up Times page for posts from this blog and more! “Like” our page today. Rise Up Times is also on  Pinterest, Google+ and Tumblr. Find us on […]

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September 11. On this day in 1973 the United States backed a coup that overthrew the government of Chile. Also on this day in 2001 terrorists attacked in the United States using hijacked airplanes. This is a good day to oppose violence and nationalism and revenge.

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“Arundhati Roy suggests that the “most appropriate metaphor for the insanity of our times” is the Siachen Glacier, where Indian and Pakistani soldiers have killed each other on the highest battlefield in the world. The glacier is now melting and revealing “thousands of empty artillery shells, empty fuel drums, ice axes, old boots, tents and every other kind of waste that thousands of warring human beings generate” in meaningless conflict. And as the glaciers melt, India and Pakistan face indescribable disaster.”

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“If you take action, you can be a greater peace with yourself and your own conscience”  — Archbishop Desmond Tutu By Ann Wright (about the author)  OpEdNews.com  September 5, 2014   The Elders  (image by Ann Wright) The Elders are a group of leaders who were brought together in 2007 by Nelson Mandela to use their […]

Close the SOA vets

 We did it! Fort Benning officials and the Columbus police tried to shut down the November Vigil by attempting to limit the number of participants and by denying SOA Watch a permit to set up a stage and sound system, but justice prevailed. We will return to the gates of Fort Benning from November 21-23. Following a […]

How can you have a war on terrorism . . . Howard Zinn

 What debate? By Peter Hart  FAIR.org  September 4, 2014 As the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) has expanded control over territory in Iraq and Syria, a growing chorus of politicians and pundits are demanding the Obama administration take more forceful military action. ISIS’s gruesome beheadings of two American journalists have only increased those calls, leading some to […]

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